A Maryland State Police cruiser sits at a blocked southbound entrance on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway that accesses the National Security Agency, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Firefight leaves 1 dead at NSA gate

A firefight erupted Monday when two people in a car tried to ram a National Security Agency gate at the Fort Meade military installation, ki…

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Dec. 18, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Hales bans city-funded travel to Indiana

In the wake of Indiana instituting a new law that could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales instit…